To celebrate the release of Go de Rass to Sleep, the new Jamaican patois translation of the bestselling Go the F*** to Sleep, Johnny Temple spoke with author Adam Mansbach and translator Kellie Magnus about translation, Jamaican culture, censorship, and more.
See what Swing author Miasha has to say about her latest novella, what’s next for her, and what to buy her if you meet her at a bar.
To celebrate the release of Elizabeth Nunez’s memoir, Not for Everyday Use, Johnny Temple spoke with Elizabeth Nunez (author of eight novels, including Boundaries and Anna In-Between) and Tayari Jones (author of Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, and Leaving Atlanta) about teaching, writing, family, memory, and more.
Game World author C.J. Farley appeared live on NBC’s The Today Show to discuss gender and children’s literature! [VIDEO]
Akashic interviews Ron Hogan, who recently partnered with the Beacon Reader to create A More Diverse Book Review, dedicated to reviewing books that may not get the mainstream coverage they deserve.
The Wall Street Journal Online recently sat down with C.J. Farley to discuss Game World, his newest book for middle-grade readers. [Video]
Kaylie Jones interviews Laurie Loewenstein, whose debut novel, Unmentionables, launches Akashic’s new Kaylie Jones Books imprint.
Akashic publisher Johnny Temple interviews Troy D. Johnson, founder, webmaster, and President of AALBC.com.
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